The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells, was written between 1895 and 1897. It was first serialized in 1897 and was published in hardcover the next year.
I wasn’t aware of this but the 1953 version of War of the Worlds, based on the H. G. Wells book of the same name, was re-released in 2005. Gene Barry. Ann Robinson. Byron Haskin. All I need is some popcorn and I’m set!